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Accounts Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Job Code: AA/SIC/150709
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Finance Manager 
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:
 Our client is an International organisation that provides technologies and services in more than 100 countries around the world. They are a trusted security provider and advise several governments. 

Job Objective:
 Our client is looking to hire an Accounts Assistant for the Organization. The ideal candidate will support the Finance Manager in all finance and accounting matters. 

Primary Responsibilities:

The Accounts Assistant performs a variety of accounting- and finance-related tasks, including:
  • Process a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers;
  • Review and code financial information;
  • Enter, update, and retrieve accounting data from automated financial accounting systems
  • Post financial data to appropriate accounts, according to instructions.
  • General ledger accounting;
  • Perform account reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts as requested by Finance manager
  • Prepare and process documents to disburse funds,
  • Make deposits and prepare reports;
  • Compile and review information for accuracy;
  • Prepare and process the monthly payroll;
  • Maintain records, files and retrieves records and reports;
  • Assist with budget and audit preparation;
  • Assist the Finance Manager with any other related work, as assigned; and
  • Act as back-up to Finance manager when she is unavailable or absent
Work is primarily performed using an automated accounting system (SAP) as well as spreadsheets.

Skills and Certification:
  • Bachelor of commerce degree, with a concentration in Accounting or Finance
  • Computer skills
  • SAP Knowledge(mandatory)
  • At least two (2) years of experience in an accounting environment.
  • CPA 2 would be an added advantage
Other Relevant Factors & Skills:
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Proactive
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Discrete
  • Honest & Trustworthy

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on:
 Accounts Assistant

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